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Looking for love

I just want to love
I want to give my heart to 
And trust that they will keep it 
I want to take that risk
I want to feel the rush of 
wanting to be with no one else 
but that one person for the rest of my life
I imagine it being like jumping off a cliff
attached to nothing but a bungee cord 
anchoring you to land
You know there's a danger 
You know you might not come out of it
But the scars will be worth it 
because for those two seconds 
you are in the air
You feel a blissful freeing joy as 
adrenaline pulses through your 
blood stream awakening your 
senses and opening yourself up 
to an experience never felt before
I don't know if that's what love feels like
Because I have never loved nor 
have I ever bungee jumped
But that's how I imagine it would feel like 
I want to take that jump
But no ones there to take the 
leap with me
I'm standing on 
the edge
heart in my hands
But all alone

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  1. Date: 8/16/2012 6:02:00 AM
    Good morning...Chamonique...I will jump for new experiences... soon it will find you.... And when it does you're gonna wish to be alone okay I'm kidding sometimes love makes me want to be alone sometimes.... luv...pd

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 5:46:00 AM
    with a wonderful poem like this,chamonque, suitors will be lining up, to take it upon themselves to love you, i know i would be one of those, but alas i'm past my sell by date.

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 5:25:00 AM
    Well its a bit like that bungee jump, hold on tight when you find it cos it could end in one hell of a bump if you don't xx nice write